| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:58 PM
It is an “intense orchestral experience,” Marianne Gooding said.
Each year, teachers from Washington County Public Schools select middle- and high-school students for all-county orchestra based on merit, including quality and experience...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 9:48 PM
Students from Smithsburg Middle School were inducted into the inaugural Junior Art Honor Society in March.
The honor society provides students in grades six through nine with recognition for outstanding ability and interest in art. The program...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:31 AM
As we noted last week, the highest passing rates on the state's new end-of-course exams were posted by middle school students. Of course, that didn't really surprise as it's the strongest students who take high school classes before high school.
| Jun 1, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Started in conjunction with the Connecticut Association of Schools-Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CAS-CIAC) in 1992
Connecticut was the first state to partner Special Olympics with the state high school sports association for a Unified...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 2:54 PM
A Hagerstown resident wanted to know why Boonsboro Middle School students have to pay a rental fee for their lockers, including gym lockers.
Washington County Public Schools spokesman Richard Wright said some schools charge a rental fee for a lock...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Long-term plans to modernize two Hagerstown middle schools could be moved up, including possibly replacing the schools, according to a revised proposal for Washington County Public Schools’ construction priorities.
The revised list proposes...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Thirty students and nine teams received trophies as the top competitors in the systemwide Baltimore County Public Schools Chess Championship held at Cockeysville Middle School on April 27.
This year's competition saw a larger number of students than...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
The pool for the Scripps National Spelling Bee started out with 11 million spellers across the country. Only 281 made it.
The semifinals whittled that number down to 42, including four of the 17 Illinois competitors who made the trip the Washington....
| May 22, 2013
| 1:25 PM
The State Board of Education last week granted Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ request for a waiver of the 180-day school calendar requirement for Southern Middle School, allowing the last day of class for students to occur on Thursday, June 13....
| May 23, 2013
| 2:26 PM
The Patriots Day Parade was a gift to the city from Laguna Beach Daughters of the American Revolution, and the chapter continues to reward the youth of our city who demonstrate their love of country and service to the community.
Throughout the years,...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:49 PM
Armed with only cardboard, sealant and duck tape, middle school students throughout the Imperial Valley managed to construct boats fit for two students for the MESA Cardboard Boat Competition.
The inaugural event saw a total of 33 boats from eight...